Sergeant Tim Riha is the new public information officer and head of internal affairs for the Nampa Police Department. Lieutenant Joe Ramirez, who previously held the PIO position, will transition to patrol.
Riha has been a police officer for 22 years and has spent the majority of that time in a patrol function. He started his career in 1993 with the Nampa Police Department as a patrol officer. He worked for the Idaho State Police in 1996 for nearly nine years.
Riha graduated from Boise State University.